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New BIM CEO makes a splash
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By way of background, the last two CEOs of Bord Bia have come from Bord Iascaigh Mhara.
1 February 2023 Dealer
Bogs, tourists and the Belturbet road
In the midst of all the big stuff around ammonia emissions, there is always someone on hand to explain the practical reality.
1 February 2023 Dealer
Riches in online farm diversification
If you are brave enough to put yourself out there, it looks like there is money to be made from social media.
Broad coalition at Leinster House protest
With rural activists side-by-side with eco-warriors, it was a rainbow of opposition to the Coillte/Gresham House deal at last week's public protest.
1 February 2023 Dealer
AI companies shake up product and competition
With three sexed semen labs in the country soon, and new players on the scene, Ireland's AI business is looking dynamic.
1 February 2023 Dealer
Farmers hold the key to retaining freedoms
Farmers want to retain the freedom to farm amid regulatory pressures, but we need to help our case through responsible behaviour.
25 January 2023 Dealer
Is bog the new road frontage?
The Dealer has been musing on whether the fortunes have turned for those who have wet ground.
25 January 2023 Dealer
Index confusion in AI books
The Dealer was scratching their head last week trying to pick out a few bulls for the dairy cows and reading AI books didn't make it any easier.
25 January 2023 Dealer
Coillte deal continues to cause problems for Government
Fianna Fáil deputies were unhappy that questions on the Coillte-Gresham House joint venture were not taken at a briefing on the new Forestry Programme last week.
25 January 2023 Dealer
Delvin IFA generates Ukraine support
Delvin IFA members dug deep to purchase generators for Ukraine last month, while Wexford IFA's live crib returned post-COVID.
18 January 2023 Dealer
Farmers flock to meetings
Farmer meetings are taking place for every sector and all over the country, and turnouts are big, despite the weather.
18 January 2023 Dealer
Bantry bay beef bound for Brussels butcher
Angus and Hereford beef from the shores of Bantry Bay is now available to Belgian consumers thanks to one ambitious west Cork family.
18 January 2023 Dealer